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After Comey's much-watched Senate testimony, the president said in a press conference that he would testify under oath regarding his interactions and conversations with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. In what the paper calls a "major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation", Trump is now being investigated for possible obstruction of justice, and has been since "days after" Comey was sacked by Trump. Read More »

Castile supporters gather at Minnesota court

The jury also requested transcripts of squad vehicle audio and of Yanez's statement to state investigators the day after the shooting, but the judge denied the request because defense attorneys did not agree. Castile looked like a man who robbed a convenience store days earlier, Yanez's attorney Early Gray argued to the jury. Leary III presides over the trial of Jeronimo Yanez in St. Read More »

Shooter left behind trail of bitterness directed at rich, Republicans, president

The Florida Republican confirmed that a man had walked up to Duncan and DeSantis, asking if the players on the field were Republicans or Democrats. "He knew who we were". Hodgkinson also had a history of violence. In April 2006, he was arrested on two counts of battery - one for striking a man in the face with a wood shotgun stock and another for punching a woman with his fist, as well as a count of unlawful damage to a motor vehicle for cutting the passenger seatbelt of the woman's auto ... Read More »

Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17


The huge fire at the high-rise block in North Kensington has broken out at 12:54 a.m. local time on Wednesday. DOZENS are feared to have died in a fire which tore through a West London tower block in minutes. May didn't speak with journalists during the visit. The cause of the blaze, the worst in the British capital in a generation, was being investigated. Read More »

Special counsel Mueller meets with heads of Senate's Russian Federation election probe

The White House has moved to put a lid on speculation that President Donald Trump might fire the special counsel investigating the Russian Federation affair, while leaving just enough of a crack to keep the idea bubbling. Trump originally denied that Comey's firing had anything to do with the Russian Federation investigation, saying the ouster was related to his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe. Read More »

Trump blasts report on obstruction probe


The Washington Post , citing officials, reported Wednesday night that Robert Mueller , the special counsel now overseeing the investigation is looking at Trump's conduct. A friend of the president suggested a day earlier that Trump was considering such an ouster. Schiff says that if Trump fires Mueller, Congress might name its own independent counsel to investigate the case. Read More »

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 17


A woman near the scene told reporters: "If it wasn't for all these young Muslim boys around here helping us coming from the mosque, a lot more people would have been dead". The local authority, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea , thanked donors but said it could not take any further donations. The fire was finally put out this morning and now, images have started to emerge showing the dark black mess left behind in a building that was once the home of plush London apartments. Read More »

London apartment fire death toll rises to 17

Singer Adele was among people who gathered on Wednesday night close to a London tower block that was destroyed in a catastrophic fire, according to posts on social media. She added that the search was being postponed due to structural safety, but that internal shoring would be set up and sniffer dogs would be sent in before the firefighters. Read More »

Tillerson sees shift in Russia's North Korea position

But Tillerson urged Congress to make sure the sanctions legislation doesn't tie the president's hands and shut down promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes. The plan calls for strengthening current sanctions and imposing new ones on corrupt Russian actors, those involved in human rights abuses and those supplying weapons to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Read More »

Gunman who shot Republican congressman Steve Scalise supported Bernie Sanders' campaign


The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Bellevue, Illinois, a man who allegedly once volunteered for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign . The senator said he was "sickened" by the shooting and condemned the violence. "Let me be as clear as I can be", he continued. On Wednesday afternoon, the Vermont senator took to the Senate floor to condemn his action "in the strongest possible terms". Read More »

Secret Service: We Don't Know of Any Trump Tapes

The Secret Service said that they would have no further comments on the matter. "It appears, from a review of Secret Service's main indices, that there are no records pertaining to your request that are referenced in these indices". Mr. Flynn, who served as national security adviser, was sacked by the Trump White House for misleading the vice president concerning conversations he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Read More »

Adele 'comforts' people affected by Grenfell Tower fire during emotional visit

Also, the building underwent a Rs 70 crore refurbishment in May 2016, when Rydon company delivered several perceived improvements to community facilities and energy efficiency of the building. Councils were warned of the dangers of non-compliant cladding on high-rise buildings in August 2015, Housing Minister Anthony Roberts said on Thursday. Read More »

Iran urges Persian Gulf Arab states to show restraint


The decision by Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Egypt and the UAE to suspend ties with Qatar hit Qatar Airways , the state-owned carrier that has risen to be considered among the best airlines in the world. He says Saudi Arabia has allowed families to move between countries. "Qatar is always open for business.We have what it takes to defend if we have to do anything locally". Read More »

Fasting Muslims save lives in London fire, hailed as heroes

That figure is expected to rise, as fire chiefs have said they do not expect to find any more survivors in the burnt-out Grenfell Tower , in north Kensington . A massive fire engulfed a 27-story apartment building in west London early Wednesday as around 30 people have been taken to hospitals following the blaze. Read More »

David Grossman claims Man Booker Prize for novel about tragic comedian


The award has a prize of 50,000 pounds ($64,000) that is split evenly between Grossman and translator Jessica Cohen. Cohen, who was born in Colchester and raised in Jerusalem, also translated Grossman's To the End of the Land . " A Horse Walks Into A Bar shines a spotlight on the effects of grief, without any hint of sentimentality", he added. Among the other Israeli writers she has translated are Etgar Keret, Rutu Modan, Dorit Rabinyan, Ronit Matalon, Amir Gutfreund and Tom Segev, as well ... Read More »

Hurricane forecasters watching system near Yucatan Peninsula


The next name on the list is Cindy. It's moving slowly in a northwestern direction and is expected to hit the southern Gulf of Mexico early next week. Check The Palm Beach Post storm tracking map . Over in the far-eastern Atlantic, another disturbance has a 20 percent chance of development over the next five days. Read More »

Who was James Hodgkinson?

The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex in Alexandria , Virginia, where lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice about 7 a.m. Federal investigators are working to trace his weapons to find out where they were purchased and other details about their history. In an address to the nation, Trump appealed for unity following the early morning assault, which came amid high political tension in the U.S. Read More »

BSEB Bihar Board Class 10 Results 2017 to be declared shortly


BSEB declared the result for intermediate or class 12th students on May 30. The Bihar board conducted Class X exams from 1 March to 8 March, 2017, and more than 15 lakh students appeared for it, according to a report on News18. Apart from the Secondary School Examination, the Board also conducts departmental examinations such as Diploma in Physical Education, Certificate in Physical Education and Teachers Training Examination. Read More »

GOP Rep. Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia


Trump described Scalise as a "very good friend" and "patriot", telling him: "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims of this bad shooting". The gunman had a rifle and “a lot of ammo, ” said Sen. The Republican's team was practicing their batting at the Alexandria baseball field when shots suddenly rang out. Read More »

Scalise is 'in some trouble' as condition remains critical

A shooting in Alexandria leaves a Congressman in critical condition and several others hurt. President Donald Trump said he was "deeply saddened by this tragedy" and was monitoring developments. In a subdued statement from the White House Wednesday morning, Trump called for unity across party lines after the shooting. Rep. Peter Welch says he hopes these measures will be temporary and not permanent. Read More »

India bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy semi-final


Kohli's defending champions are overwhelming favourites on a fresh pitch at Edgbaston but this has been a tournament of upsets so far, none more so than when Mashrafe Mortaza's side chased down 266 at Sophia Gardens last Friday, which ultimately booked their semi-final place . Read More »